Claudia Portioli

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Formazione

EDUCATION 

  • Ph.D.,  Philosophy 26 may 2005, University of Bologna, Italy - Dissertation: Between Philosophy of Art and Theory of Knowledge: Georg Simmel’s Aesthetic (Tra filosofia dell’arte e teoria della conoscenza: l’estetica di Georg Simmel)
  • M.A., Philosophy, University of Bologna “Alma Mater Studiorum” (Italy), 10/07/1996, first-class degree  - Thesis: Critic of Intellectualism and Aesthetical Experience in Georg Simmel
  • Concentrations: Philosophy of Knowledge, Sociology and Theory of Culture, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Art, Perception Theory 
  • 2000-2001 - Successful teacher training in the following subjects: Philosophy, Psychology, Social Sciences, History and Italian Literature
  •  07/1990:  Artistic/Humanistic High School Leaving Qualification (Diploma di “Operatori sui beni culturali”, Maturità artistico/umanistica), Experimental High School “Bus-Pascal” of Reggio Emilia –- score: 58/60
Carriera accademica ed attività didattica

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AT UNIVERSITY

  • September-December 2013 (I Semester 2013/2014) - Temporary Lectureship in “History of Sociological Thought” (Seminar), Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento (Italy)  
  • 2012/2013 - Temporary Lectureship in “Theory of Perception and Psychology of Forms”, IED (European Institute of Design), Venice (Italy)
  • 2012/2013 – “Simmel’s Thougth in Italy”, additional course for the official/main course “History of Philosophy”, Faculty of Education, University of Urbino (Italy)
  • 2011/2012 – Temporary Lectureship in “Aesthetics and Communication” (Module of “Proxemics”), Faculty of Architecture, University of Ferrara (Italy)
  • 2010/2011 – Temporary Lectureship in “Aesthetics and Communication” (Module of “Proxemics”), Faculty of Architecture, University of Ferrara (Italy)
  • 2009/2010 (Mai 2010) – P. Bourdieu and the Social Filter of Communication, additional course for the official course “Theory of the Socialisation Processes”, Faculty of Education, University of Urbino (Italy)
  • 2008/2009 (April 2009) – The Social Dimension of Aesthetics and the Transformations of Perception in Simmel Thought, additional course for the official course “Theory of the Socialisation Processes”, Faculty of Education, University of Urbino (Italy)
  • 2007/2008 (April 2008) – Simmel and Banfi: Aesthetical Philosophy and Education, additional course for the official course “History of Contemporary Philosophy”, Faculty of Sciences of Education, University of Urbino (Italy)
  • 2005/2006 (December 2005) – Image and Everyday Life, Seminar, Faculty of Education, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
  • 2004/2005 (Mai 2005) – The Relationship between Individual and Culture in Modern Society. G. Simmel, Seminar, Faculty of Communication Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

PUBLICATIONS

n  2013 - “The World in a Skyscraper. Space, Function and Cultures”, in J. Erzen and R. Milani (eds.), Nature and the City. Beauty is Taking on a New Form, Proceedings of the Bologna Conference, June 2012, "Parol" n. 22

  • 2012 - “Les chemins de la pensée de G. Simmel en Italie”, in « Sociologie et sociétés », n. 2, automne, pp. 263-288
  • 2011 - “Function or Imagination of the City ? A Comparison of Ideas of Art and Society in Architecture and Urbanism”, Chapter 7, in V. Mele and N. Parrillo (eds.), Sociology, Aesthetics and the City, Plus, Pisa University Press
  • 2010 - “Simmel and the Aesthetical Ways of Individuality” (“Simmel e le vie ‘estetiche’ dell’individualità”), La società degli individui, n. 37, 2010/1, Franco Angeli, pp. 168-171
  • 2010 - “The sensibile Fascination of Wares/Goods in Simmel and Marx” (“Il fascino sensibile della merce in Simmel e Marx”), Corradi-D. Pacelli-A. Santambrogio (ed.), Simmel e la cultura moderna, Morlacchi, Urbino, pp. 71-102
  • 2010 - Material Expression, Becoming of the past experiences and sensibile Knowledge” (“Georg Simmel. Espressione materiale, divenire vissuto e conoscenza sensibile”), in D. Vinci (ed.), The Face in contemporary Thought (Il volto nel pensiero contemporaneo), Trapani, pp. 159-175
  • 2009 - (ed.), Nature and Freedom. Philosophy, Science and Ethics (Natura e libertà. Filosofia, scienza ed etica),  Morlacchi, Urbino
  • 2008 - The Fascination of Merchandise for Sense Organs: between Anaesthetisia and Hyperaesthesia” (“La fascination des sens par la marchandise entre anesthésie et hyperesthésie”), Revue de Sciences Sociales, n. 40, pp. 50-59
  • 2008 - “To go for a Walk with the Situationists between Art and Revolution in Everyday Life” (“A spasso con i situazionisti tra arte e rivoluzione”), InOltre, Jaca Book, n. 11, pp. 36-51
  • 2007 - “The Modes of Culture in Georg Simmel. Philosophical and Sociological Perspective” (“Le vie della cultura in G. Simmel. Prospettiva filosofica e sociologia”), in V. Mele (ed.), Le forme del moderno. Attualità di Georg Simmel (The Forms of Modernity. The Relevance of Georg Simmel), Franco Angeli, Milano, pp. 29-49
  • 2007 - “Banfi, Simmel and the Idea of Knowledge” (“Banfi, Simmel e l’idea del conoscere”), in Scaramuzza G.-Chiodo S. (eds.), Ad Antonio Banfi cinquant’anni dopo (To Antonio Banfi 50 years after), Unicopli, Milano, pp. 200-212
  • 2006 - (with Fitzi G.) (eds.), Georg Simmel and Aesthetics. Art, Knowledge and Modern Life (Georg Simmel e l’estetica. Arte, conoscenza e vita moderna), Mimesis, Milano; it includes my following essays:
  • “Simmel and the Aesthetical Issue” (“Simmel e la questione estetica”), pp. 11-40
  • “The Styles of Knowledge: a Methodological Issue? Simmel and Feyerabend” (“Gli stili della conoscenza: questione di metodo? Simmel e Feyerabend”), pp. 129-148
  • G. Simmel, “Aesthetics of Gravity” (“Estetica della gravità”), Introduction and Italian translation by Claudia Portioli, pp. 275-285
  • 2006 - La tombe de Simmel dans l’obscurité : ruine ou occasion de mémoire? (Simmel’s Tomb in Dimness: Ruin or Opportunity of Memory?), Revue de Sciences Sociales, n. 36, pp. 150-153
  • 2005 - “Art and Everyday Life” (“Arte e vita quotidiana”), in A. De Simone, Identity, Space and Everyday Life (Identità, spazio e vita quotidiana), Quattroventi, Urbino, pp. 411-452
  • 2004 - De Simone A.-D’Andrea F.-Portioli C., Over the Image. Contemporary Passages between Arts and Philosophies (Oltre limmagine. Transiti contemporanei tra arti e filosofie), Milella, Lecce; it includes my following essays:
  • “The Image of Money in Western Painting” (“L’immagine del denaro nella pittura occidentale. Dalla Riforma ad Andy Warhol”), pp. 331-388
  • “Speaking Signs. Georg Simmel and the Interpretation of what we see/of what is visible” (“I segni che parlano. Georg simmel e l’interpretazione del visibile”), pp. 61-96
  • 2003 - “Georg Simmel an the Individual Element in Art, Culture and Society” (“Georg Simmel e l'individuale nell'arte, nella cultura e nella società”), in A. De Simone (ed.), Reading Simmel. Philosophical, Sociological and Aesthetical Itineraries (Leggere Simmel. Itinerari filosofici, sociologici ed estetici), QuattroVenti, Urbino, pp. 139-171
  • 2003 - “The manifold Levels Thinking in Georg Simmel” (“I molteplici piani della riflessione estetica in Georg Simmel”), Materiali di estetica, N. 9, CUEM, Milano, pp. 285-295
  • 2000 - “Georg Simmel’s Metaphysical Concept. Over the Metaphysic as Dogma” (“La nozione metafisica in Georg Simmel. Oltre la metafisica come dogma”), Oros. Filosofia e critica delle idee, December, Siracusa, pp. 21-31
  • 1999 - Was ist uns simmel?“ (What does Simmel represent for us?), Simmel Newsletter, n. 1, Bielefeld, pp. 103-107 

TRANSLATIONS AND INTRODUCTIONS

  • 2006 - G. Simmel, Estetica della gravità (Aesthetics of Gravity), Introduction and Italian translation by Claudia Portioli, pp. 275-285
  • 2004 - Simmel G., L'individualità nell'arte (Individuality in Art), Presentazione (Introduction) and Italian translation by C. Portioli, in A. De Simone (ed.), Leggere Simmel. Itinerari filosofici, sociologici ed estetici (Reading Simmel. Philosophical, Sociological and Aesthetical Itineraries), Urbino, pp. 193-200
  • 2003 - Simmel G., “Schopenhauer e Nietzsche” (Schopenhauer and Nietzsche), Italian translation by C. Portioli, Introduction by O. Rammstedt (translated in Italian by C. Portioli), La società degli individui, N. 16, 2003/1, Milano, pp. 87-98
  • 2003 - Simmel G., “L’individualismo di Goethe” (Goethes’ Individualism), Introduction and Italian translation by C. Portioli, La società degli individui, N. 16, 2003/1, Milano, pp. 99-128
  • 2002 - Andolfi F., Jenseits von Gleichheit und Verschiedenheit. Simmels Deutung von Stirner” (Beyond/over Equality and Difference), German translation by C. Portioli, Simmel Studies, 2002/1, pp. 143-151

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AT THE HIGH SCHOOL

  • 2012-2013: part-time teacher in Social Sciences and Psychology, High School “Mario Carrara”, Guastalla (RE), Italy
  • 2011-2012: part-time teacher in Philosophy and Communication, High School “Canossa” of Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • 2010-2011: part-time teacher in Psychology, High School “Russell” of Guastalla (RE), Italy
  • 2009-2010: part-time teacher in Psychology, High School “Russell” of Guastalla (RE), Italy
  • 2007-2009: part-time teacher in Social Sciences and Anthropology, High School “Ariosto” of Ferrara, Italy
  • 2006–2007: supply teacher in History and Philosophy, High School “Canossa” of Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • 2005-2006: supply teacher in Social Sciences, High School “Canossa” of Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Autumn 2001: supply teacher in Italian literature, High School “Russell” of Guastalla (R. E.), Italy
  • 1998: examiner in Philosophy and Science of Education, school-leaving examination, High School  “Canossa” of Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • 1997: examiner in History, school-leaving examination, Scientific High School “Aldo Moro” of Reggio Emilia, Italy

 

Interessi di ricerca
  • Concentrations: Philosophy of Knowledge, Sociology and Theory of Culture, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Art, Perception Theory 
Appartenenza a società e comitati scientifici

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member of SIE - Italian Society of Aesthetic (Società Italiana di Estetica)

Member of SFI – Italian Philosophical Society (Società Filosofica Italiana)

Member of “Rete Passaggi – le Scienze Sociali in Classe” (Passages Net – Teaching Social Sciences)

Member of the German GEORG SIMMEL GESELLSCHAFT (Georg Simmel Society)

Premi e riconoscimenti

Grants and Fellowships

  • 2003  November - 2004 march: Italian research scholarship “Marco Polo”, University of Bologna for a research  in France at the “Laboratoire Cultures et Sociétés en Europe”, University Marc Bloch of Strasburg
  • 2002-2005 – Italian Ph.D. Scholarship, University of Bologna (full funding)
  • 1998 October-1999 July: Italian Post degree specialisation Scholarship of the University of Bologna for a period of study at the Faculty of Sociology and Literature of the University of Bielefeld (Germany)
  • 2000 (September-November): German Research Scholarship, DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst), Germany
  • 1995: Erasmus Scholarship for Thesis Research in Germany at the Ludwig Maximilian University of  Munich
Convegni e conferenze

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • 2013 August 2: “Architecture-clash? The impact of cultural Values and emotional Dimension on the Perception/Construction of space” –  The Xth IIAA International Summer Conference on Environmental Aesthetics “Values in the Environment: Relations and Conflicts” - 1.8.-3.8.2013, Lahti, Finland
  • 2013 May 22: “Mario Carrara e la scuola di Lombroso”, Istituto Superiore “Mario Carrara”, Guastalla (Reggio Emilia)
  • 2012 June 30, “The World in a Skyscraper. Space, Function and Cultures”, International Conference of the International Association of Aesthetics IAA “Nature and the City”, proposed by Laboratory for Research on the City (Istituto di Studi Superiori, Università di Bologna) in collaboration with SIE (Società Italiana d'Estetica) and with IAA (International Association of Aesthetics), Bologna, 28-30 June 2012
  • 2012 June 29, “Symbolic spaces and cultural boundaries”, ISA - RC16 Midterm Conference, “Cultures and Civilizations in the Contemporary World”, Università di Trento
  • 2012 February 18: “What do Teachers think about Acculturation of Immigrant Children?” paper (coautori: Dino Giovannini, Loris Vezzali, Claudia Portioli), 40th World Congress of International Institute of Sociology (IIS), Delhi, India
  • 2012 February 18: “Interculturalism and Hybrid Identities”, 40th World Congress of International Institute of Sociology (IIS), Delhi, India
  • 2012 February 18: Session Convener of “Beyond Assimilationism and Multiculturalism: Social Dynamics and Contemporary Cultural Identities”, 40th World Congress of International Institute of Sociology (IIS), Delhi, India 16-19 February 2012 
  • 2011 July 8: “Bad Flappers: Latin Feminists' Arguments against the 'Maschiette' during the Fascist Period”, 2011 Society of Italian Studies Biennal Conference, University of St Andrews, UK, 6-9 July 2011
  • 2011 July 8: “Daria Banfi Malaguzzi e la questione femminile nell'Italia della prima metà del Novecento”, 2011 Society of Italian Studies Biennal Conference, University of St Andrews, UK, 6-9 July 2011
  • 2011 June 18: Beyond the Function: Emotional , Aesthetic and Social Dimensions of Human Spaces, Aesthetics of Human Spaces, The IXth IIAA International Summer Conference on Environmental Aesthetics, 17.– 19 June 2011, Lahti, Finland
  • May 2011: Daria Banfi and the feminine Issue in the 1st half of the 20th Century in Italy, Banfi Philosophical Institute, Reggio Emilia
  • November  2010: paper about moral issues related to the transformations of the subjectivity and of the self in between modern and post-modern society, Seminar on the occasion of the Book Presentation of A. De Simone, L’inquieto vincolo dell’umano (Liguori 2010), University of Urbino (Italy)
  • November 2010: The Banfi Institute at Reggio Emilia. The Philosopher Antonio Banfi and the town, Banfi Philosophical Institute, Reggio Emilia
  • October 2010: Philosophy, Politics and Culture: who was Antonio Banfi?, Banfi Philosophical Institute, Reggio Emilia
  • June 2010: «Wellghome»! Du deuxième temple sikh le plus grand en Europe aux mosquées enchaînées. Cas exemplaires d’une route cahoteuse vers une pluralité religieuse dans l’Italie du Nord («Wellghome»! From the 2nd  biggest Sikh Temple in Europe to chained mosques) – Scientific Poster, Conference Religious Pluralism and Conflicts. Disagreements, Negotiations, or Settlements?, MISHA, University of Strasburg, France
  • January 2009: Le soi en vitrine (The Oneself in Showcase), Seminar, “Société Terminale” (Terminal Society), MISHA (Maison Interuniversitaire des Sciences de l'Homme-Alsace), University of Strasburg, France
  • June 2008: Function or Imagination of the City? A Comparison between Art and Society in Architecture and Urbanism, 38th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, Budapest, Hungary
  • June 2008: “The Fascination of Merchandise for Sense Organs in Simmel and Marx” (Il fascino sensibile della merce in Simmel e Marx), International Conference, Georg Simmel Sociologia cento anni (Simmel’s Sociology 100 years after), Faculty of Sciences of Education, University of Rom Tre, Italy
  • April 2008: paper about Georg Simmel’s reciprocal action (Wechselwirkung), Seminar on the occasion of the Book Presentaion of A. De Simone, L’ineffabile chiasmo (Liguori 2007), University of Urbino (Italy)
  • March 2008: Il Rembrandt di Georg Simmel e Antonio Banfi (Rembrandt in Simmel’s and in Banfi’s Thought), Seminar, Cultural Foundation Corrente, Milano, Italy
  • Novembre 2007: “Culture and Art World in Simmel and Banfi” (Cultura e mondo dell’arte in Banfi e Simmel), Conference, Invito al pensiero di Antonio Banfi. La filosofia di un intellettuale europeo (Antonio Banfi’s Thought. The Philosophy of an European Thinker), Banfi Philosophical Institute, University of Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • March 2006: “Pasolini and his Love for “Other” Cultures. Ethnological Look and Analysis of Consumer Society” (Pasolini e l’amore per le culture «altre». Sguardo etnologico e analisi della società dei consumi), Interdisciplinary Conference, Passion du monde. Figures de l’amour chez Pier Paolo Pasolini (Passion for the World. Loves Forms in Pier Paolo Pasolini), Marc Bloch University of Strasbourg, France
  • February 2005: Le dinamiche della cultura in Georg Simmel. Prospettiva sociologica e filosofica a confronto, Study day on “The Relevance of Georg Simmel for the Analysis of Modernity” (L’attualità di Georg Simmel per l’analisi della modernità), Departement of Political Sciences, university of Pisa, Italy
  • Mai 2004: “Art and Everyday Life” (Arte e vita quotidiana), Seminar of “Filosofia e Teoria Sociale Contemporanea” (Philosophy and Contemporary Social Theory), Faculty of Science of Education, University of Urbino (Italy)
  • April 2004: Which Future for Europe? Simmel’s Historical-worldwide Look (Welche Zukunft für Europa? Simmels weltgeschichtlicher Blick), International Conference, Sociology and the Idea of Europa. A Simmelian Frame Analysis, University of Bielefeld, ZiF, Germany
  • November 2003: “Between Philosophy of Art and Theory of Knowledge: G. Simmel’s Aesthetic” (Entre la philosophie de l’art et la théorie de la connaissance: l’esthétique de Georg Simmel), “Laboratoire Culture et Sociétés en Europe” (Laboratory of Culture and Societies in Europe), Marc Bloch University of Strasburg, France
  • Mai 2003: “Simmel and the Individualism” (G. Simmel e l’individualismo), Study day on Simmel, Faculty of Education, University of Urbino, Italy
  • October 2003: “Between Philosophy of Art and Theory of Knowledge: G. Simmel’s Aesthetic” (Tra filosofia dell’arte e teoria della conoscenza: l’estetica di G. Simmel), XIV Convegno nazionale dei dottorati di ricerca in filosofia (XIV National Conference of Ph.D. in Philosophy), Banfi Philosophical Institute, University of Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • February-March 2003: “Theory of Knowledge and Artistic Process” (Teoria della conoscenza e procedere artistico: G. Simmel e Feyerabend), International Conference, “Georg Simmel and Aesthetic. Art, Culture and Society” (Georg Simmel e l’estetica. Arte, cultura e società), Banfi Philosophical Institute, University of Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • November 2000: “Money as Subject of Painting” (Das Geld als Objekt der Malerei), International Conference, Philosophie des Geldes 2000 (Philosophy of Money 2010), ZIF (Zentrum für interdisziplinare Forschung), University of Bielefeld, Germany
  • November 1998: “Georg Simmel’s Metaphysical Concept. Over the Metaphysic as Dogma towards a free Metaphisical Impulse” (La nozione di metafisica in Georg Simmel. Oltre la metafisica come dogma verso un libero impulso metafisico), International Conference “Georg Simmel’s Work between Crisis and Renwel of Socological Paradigms” (L’opera di Georg Simmel tra crisi e rinnovamento dei paradigmi sociologici), University of Salerno, Italy
Altre attività

COLLABORATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS AT CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

  • 1998 – 15/04/2010: Collaborations with the Philosophical Institute “Antonio Banfi” of Reggio Emilia (Italy)
  • 2007- 2008: designed member of the board of directors of the Cultural Foundation “Un paese”, Luzzara (Reggio Emilia), Italy
  • February 2008 – designed Vice-president of the Cultural Foundation “Un paese”, Luzzara (Reggio Emilia), Italy
  • Mai 2007 – designed Coordinator of the organisation of the cultural activities of the Philosophical Institute “Antonio Banfi” of Reggio Emilia
  •  November 2007: organisation, for the Philosophical Institute “Antonio Banfi”, of the Conference Invito al pensiero di Antonio Banfi. La filosofia di un intellettuale europeo (Antonio Banfi’s Thought. The Philosophy of an European Thinker), Banfi Philosophical Institute, University of Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • February-March 2003: Project and organisation of the International Conference “Georg Simmel and Aesthetic. Art, Culture and Society” (Georg Simmel e lestetica. Arte, cultura e società), at the Philosophical Institute “Antonio Banfi” of Reggio Emilia (Italy)
  • Mai-June 1998: organisation of a series of evening meetings at the Cultural Association „La Torre“ of LUZZARA (R.E.), Italy. Topic: Riflessioni sull’arte, la letteratura e il bello (Thoughts on Art, Literature and Beautiful)